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Pre-Pride Parade Performance Party a Success

from Destiny Divine and PACA On Friday, August 24, several drag performers put on a well-received show to a packed house at the Performing Arts Center & Theater, 1505 State St, Erie PA. Performers included Destiny Divine, Rhiannon Angelina, Michelle Michaels, Nicolai Chase featuring Aiden, and Buffy Lynn Hayes. Thanks to DJ Lunchbox for sound, Michael Coleman for taking photos and Jason for help. The event was a wonderful kickoff for Pride!

Michelle Michaels Breast Cancer Awareness Weekend Oct 5-7

from Michelle Michaels So it’s that time again to help the loved ones in our life who have had cancer or known someone who is fighting it. From September 1 until the event weekend (Oct. 5-7, 2012) , the Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie PA, will be selling ribbons. On Friday, Oct. 5, we will be selling baked goods and ribbons. On Saturday, Oct. 6, we will be selling ribbons and baked goods, and there will be an auction at the end of the night. There will be a Think Pink Weekend, Pink Party Saturday night. On Sunday Oct. 7, we will have ribbons and bake sales, and Michelle Michaels and all of your favorite queens and kings will be giving all of our tips to the cause. Show starts at 10:30 PM. Please help any way you can. I started this six years ago, and for the last four years each weekend has raised over $1,700. To everyone who helps or has helped, I want to say thank you. Ten years ago my best friend (my Mother Gracie) had stage 4 cancer and she fought back and ever since then, we do whatever we can for this event. Again, if you can help with baking or baskets or help with working, please see me at the Zone or Facebook me.

Marchers in August 25 Pride Parade and Rally. Photo: Michael Coleman.

‘Boro LGBTQIA Heritage Month

Edinboro Identity will offer several events in observance of LGBTQIA Heritage Month: On Oct. 1, the movie The Birdcage will be shown in the Pogue Students Center t at 8:30PM On October 11, the movie Boys Don’t Cry, will also be shown in the Students Center at 8:30 PM. Since October 11 is National Coming Out day there will be a table in the center promoting the message the day is sharing. Oct. 25 brings Hallowqueen, their annualHalloween party, held in the Off Campus Resource Center in College Park at 8:00 PM. For more information contact Dr. Dan Burdick at dburdick@edinboro.edu.

Candidate Forum on October 14

by Erie Gay News and NW PA Pride Alliance Erie Gay News and NW PA Pride Alliance are presenting a Candidate Forum on Sunday, October 14 at The Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie PA. Doors open at 8 PM, and candidate begin speaking at (continued on page 3


In This Issue...

Pre-Pride Parade Performance Party................1 Michelle Michaels Breast Cancer Awareness Weekend Oct 5-7........................................1 Edinboro Univ LGBTQIA Heritage Month ...1 Candidate Forum on October 14......................1 NAMI’s Mental Illness Awareness Week.........3 PFLAG Email List............................................4 Pride Parade/Rally recap.................................6 Melissa Etheridge in Erie Oct 23 ....................7 History Made at the DNC!...............................8 Calendar............................................................9 On our website..................................................15 Win Prizes from EGN.......................................15

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from PFLAG Erie & Crawford Counties PFLAG of Erie and Crawford Counties now has an email list, so that you can get meeting reminders and all of the latest news! To sign up for the list, browse to http://lists.eriegaynews.com. You can also find PFLAG on Facebook at “PFLAG Erie & Crawford Counties” PFLAG meets the second Monday of every month at 7 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie PA, 16508. You can email Jayne May at pflag.erie.crawford@gmail. com or call (814) 397-7133.

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from NW PA Pride Alliance On Saturday, August 25, over 250 people attended the Pride Parade and Rally. The day’s events were organized by NW PA Pride Alliance, Inc. There were three floats and about 14 units in the parade, which stepped off from the Zone Dance Club, went down State Street to Perry Square. The rally in Perry Square had 23 info tables and vendors. Speakers and performers included Rhiannon Angelina, current reigning Miss Erie; Laurie Finch of LBT Women of Erie, who was also celebrating her 11th anniversary with her wife Janice Hanusik that day, Michelle Michaels, local drag icon; singer Collis Allen; Melanie Shubitowski, President of Erie Sisters; Misty Kall, 2011 Miss Erie; Ebony Davis, board member of Greater Erie Alliance for Equality; Lake Erie Belly Dance; Michael Mahler, for NW PA Pride Alliance, Inc. and Erie Gay News; singer/ guitarist Bob Bearfield; Rich McCarty, board member of Equality PA; and singer/guitarist Jay Bones. Once again, the Dunk a Drag booth was a crowd favorite. NW PA Pride Alliance thanks all of the donors and volunteers who made the event such a success! A special thanks to Ben from Seven Springs, PA for providing and driving the lead float in the Parade! Those who would like to buy a print of Pride Parade/Rally or the Pre-Pride Parade Performance Party photos should contact Michael Coleman at (717) 525-0176 (please leave a voice mail if no answer) or email bluntroller03@yahoo.com. The next two events being organized are an LGBT contingent in the Edinboro Homecoming Parade on October 6, and a candidate forum at the Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie PA on Sunday, October 14 at 8 PM. Hope to see you at either/both of these! For more info, contact Michael Mahler at (814) 456-9833 or mmahler@nwpapride.org.

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Legendary recording artist Melissa Etheridge will appear for the first time in Erie at the Warner Theater on Oct. 23. Tickets are available at the Warner Theatre box office, online at www. erieevents.com, and by phone at 452-4857. Melissa just released a new CD 4th Street Feeling. She’s won two Grammys, an Oscar and countless nominations, and her hits include “I Want to Come Over,” “Come to My Window,” “I’m the Only One,” and “Bring Me Some Water.”

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History Made at the Democratic National Convention! By Gregory P. Rabb, the only Jamestown area delegate to the DNC The Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte in early September made history in many ways. Perhaps the most important was the vote on the platform on Tuesday September 4 where I was in attendance to vote with the New York delegation on adding the following statement to the Democratic platform: “Freedom to Marry. We support the right of all families to have equal respect, responsibilities, and protections under the law. We support marriage equality and support the movement to secure equal treatment under the law for same-sex couples. We also support the freedom of our churches and religious entities to decide how to administer marriage as a religious sacrament without government interference. “We oppose discriminatory federal and state constitutional amendments and other attempts to deny equal protection of the laws to committed same-sex couples who seek the same respect and responsibilities as other married couples. We support the full

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repeal of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act.” There were many thrilling moments on the floor of the convention, but perhaps none was more thrilling than adding the above statement to the platform on which the Obama-Biden ticket is running. As an openly -gay delegate and elected official, I was excited and honored to be able to add my yes vote to the proceedings. This was the first time in US history that either major party added marriage equality to its platform and speaker after speaker not only did not run away from this statement but enthusiastically embraced it. This convention also hosted the largest ever contingent of GLBT delegates—more than 10% of the delegate total—adding energy and excitement to our daily caucus. The Victory Fund and the Human Rights Campaign invited openly-gay elected officials—including myself— to a lunch honoring us for our service. To our surprise and delight, our guest speaker was First Lady Michelle Obama, who spent a long time with us thanking us for our support of the President and reminding us of his heartfelt support for our concerns. Of course, as usual, there were the anti-gay protesters on the street corners denouncing gays and speaking out against our rights. But the atmosphere on the convention floor was inclusive, and as President Clinton reminded us in his spellbinding speech, we are in this together. President Clinton also made history when, for the first time, a former President put into nomination the name of the existing President. The convention ended, of course, with the acceptance speeches of the President and Vice President reminding us that victory on November 6 is up to us. This was my first national convention and hopefully not my last. But as I get older and realize all the battles we have been through, there couldn’t have been a happier time for this 60 year old gay rights warrior than to be able to attend and vote to make history at the DNC. I arranged to be the onsite correspondent for the both the Jamestown Post Journal and WJTN radio. When speaking to them, I summarized my experience by saying “The Case was made and the deal was sealed!” Fired up! Ready to Go!

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Now thru Oct 6 - “The Normal Heart” Oakland Center for the Arts, Youngstown OH www.oaklandcenter.com Sep 28 (Fri) - Beans go to Gannon Woman’s Volleyball at the Hammermill Center in Erie (Gannon University Hammermill Center, Erie, PA) 7 PM. Free admission. Contact: Info: LFinch003@neo.rr.com Sep 28 - 30 (Fri - Sun) - Jones Pond Last Weekend of the Season 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY. “Until Next Year Potluck”, Last Chance to Dance. Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@jonespond.com. Browse to www.jonespond.com. Sep 29 (Sat) - Camp Davis Masquerade Weekend 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA. (724) 637-2402. campd@aol.com www.campdaviscampground.com. Sep 29 (Sat) - Starz Comedy and Country Show (Skybar, 108 Fairmount Pkwy, Jamestown, NY) 10 PM. Hosted by Liza Summers and Anita Waistline, with Jamie Coxx from Club Marcella, Miss Sky Bar Martika Devaine, and Erie’s Jill Jamison. $5 cover. Phone: (716) 661-3214.

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Oct 1 - “The Birdcage” The movie will be shown in the Pogue Students Center at 8:30PM. as part of Edinboro Edinboro University LGBTQIA Heritage Month. Info: dburdick@edinboro.edu Oct 3 (Wed) - Craze Karaoke Night 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. Every Wednesday night! Come on out and sing the night away! Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to www.facebook.com/crazenightclub. Oct 4 (Thu) - Queen - Hungarian Rhapsody: Live in Budapest ‘86 (1891 Fredonia Opera House, 9-11 Church Street, Fredonia, NY) (716) 679-1891. www. fredopera.org/. Oct 4 (Thu) - The Craze Fall Spectacular1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. All domestics and wells$2 from 9-11:00 pm Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to www.facebook.com/crazenightclub. Oct 5 (Fri) - VORTEX at Craze 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. 9 PM. Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to www.facebook.com/crazenightclub. Oct 6 (Sat) - Camp Davis Closing Weekend 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA. No Dance. Dinner for

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Calendar Seasonals 5 PM. Camp closes Sunday at 3 PM. Contact: Jim. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: campd@aol.com. Browse to www.campdaviscampground.com. Oct 6 (Sat) - LGBT Contingent in Edinboro Homecoming Parade (Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA 16444) 11 AM. Erie’s GLBT Community has been invited to participate in Edinboro’s annual homecoming parade on Oct 6, which draws thousands of spectators. If your group has a banner with your name, feel free to bring it. Look for the NW PA Pride Alliance banner. The 2012 theme will be “Sports/Games: Edinboro Homecoming 2012, Get Your Game On!” Parade line-up is scheduled for 9 AM with step off beginning at 11 AM along the route traversing through town. (Darrow to Meadevile to Waterford to High to Normal to Scotland to Scot/) This is a great way to promote local GLBT visibility by participating in this cherished tradition at Edinboro University. Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: mmahler@ nwpapride.org. Browse to www.nwpapride.org. Oct 7 (Sun) - Craze Karaoke 1607 Raspberry St,

Erie, PA. Every Sunday night! Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to www.facebook.com/crazenightclub. Oct 8 (Mon) - PFLAG Erie/Crawford County meets Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM - 8:30 PM. PFLAG is a support group for parents, friends and families of gay, lesbian and transgendered people. 7180 Perry Highway, Erie PA. Contact: Jayne May. Phone: (814) 397-7133. Email: pflag.erie.crawford@ gmail.com. Oct 8 (Mon) - Craze Entertainment Series 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. 11:30 PM. Phone: (814) 4563027. Browse to www.facebook.com/crazenightclub. Oct 10-14 - “What the Butler Saw,” Edinboro University’s Diebold Center for the Performing Arts. Info: www.edinboro.edu. Oct 11 (Thu) - CRAZE starts fall/winter hours 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. CRAZE Closed on Thursdays. Phone: (814) 456-3027. Oct 11 - “Boys Don’t Cry” The movie will be shown in the Pogue Students Center at 8:30PM, as part of

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Calendar Edinboro University LGBTQIA Heritage Month. Since October 11 is National Coming Out day there will be a table in the center promoting the message the day is sharing. Info: dburdick@edinboro.edu Oct 12 (Fri) - G2H2 (Gay Guy/Gal Happy Hour) (Location TBA). 6-8 PM. Takes place every month in a new location around town, providing GLBT professionals, and our colleagues and friends, the opportunity to meet, network or just hang out once a month. Sign up for email list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com. Oct 12 (Fri) - The Beans go to Gannon Lady Golden Knights Volleyball (Gannon University Hammermill Center, 109 University Square, Erie, PA 16541) 7 PM. Free event. “Come Hang With the Beans” as we support the Lady Knights Volleyball team! Look for us down low, near center court on the west side of the gym. If you let us know you are coming, we will be sure to save you a seat! Contact: Laurie Finch. Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Browse to http:// womynoferie.wetpaint.com Oct 14 (Sun) - LBT Women meets (Presque Isle

Gallery Coffeehouse, 35 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA) 12 PM. Help us plan events! Contact: Laurie Finch. Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Oct 14 (Sun) - The Beans Annual Day at the Zoo (Erie Zoo, 423 W 38th St, Erie, PA) This is a friends and family event! From the regular monthly meeting (see previous listing), we’ll head to the Erie Zoo. We’ll check out all the exhibits, ride the train and carousel, and enjoy lunch. Since we head to the Zoo directly after the meeting, I can’t give you an exact time to meet there, so if you are planning on going, please e-mail me: LFinch003@neo.rr.com and let me know. I can text you when we are heading to the zoo. Also, Janice and I have a few free passes; if you would like to have one, please e-mail me and we’ll hold one. Some of you had reserved a pass the first time we scheduled this event ( it was postponed due to bad weather) Please e-mail me again and get put on the new list! Oct 14 (Sun) - Pride Planning meeting (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA) 4 PM. We will be meeting before the Candidate Forum to review what we

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have accomplished this year and what the schedule of events will be for next year. Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: mmahler@nwpapride. org. Browse to www.nwpapride.org. . Oct 14 (Sun) - Candidate Forum (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) 8 PM. NW PA Pride Alliance, in conjunction with Erie Gay News and other organizations, presents a night for candidates for various offices to speak with the LGBT commmunity. Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Venue Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: mmahler@nwpapride.org. Browse to www.nwpapride.org. Browse to venue web site www.thezonedanceclub.com/. Oct 14 (Sun) - Craze Karaoke 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. Every Sunday night! Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to www.facebook.com/crazenightclub. Oct 15 (Mon) - Deadline for Erie Gay News November 2012 print edition Erie Gay News, 1115 W 7th St, Erie, PA. Please have all articles, ads, and submissions in by this date. This issue will be released the evening of October 23. For complete list of

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upcoming deadlines and release dates, check print edition schedule at www.eriegaynews.com/printedition/deadlineschedule.php. Contact: Michael Mahler. (814) 456-9833. Email: info@eriegaynews.com. www. eriegaynews.com. Oct 16 (Tue) - Spirituality and Sexuality Discussion Group meets (Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie, PA) 7 PM. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month (September - May), the Rev. Dr. Rich McCarty facilitates a discussion group on spirituality and sexuality at Community United Church (an open and affirming congregation). This group provides LGBTQA people the confidential opportunity to share questions, stories, and experiences about what it means to be both a sexual and spiritual person. Contact: Rich McCarty. Phone: 1-866-229-1974 (toll free). Venue Phone: (814) 864-4429. Email: richmccarty@msn.com. Oct 17 (Wed) - The Beans go to Dinner and a Cheap Movie (Picasso Sandwiches, 370 Millcreek Mall, Erie, PA) Meet at 5:30 for dinner and conversation. From there we will head to the cheap movies theatre to catch a film. We’re going to make this a monthly event through the fall and winter. We’ll also celebrate October birthdays, so if you are an October baby, e-mail me and let me know. Email: LFinch003@ neo.rr.com. Browse to http://womynoferie.wetpaint. com/. Oct 17 (Wed) - Craze Karaoke 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. Every Wednesday night! Phone: (814) 4563027. Browse to www.facebook.com/crazenightclub.

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Calendar Oct 19 (Fri) - Bear Bar Night at Zone 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA. 11 PM. Join the Bears for a night of fun! Contact: Gary Snyder. (814) 446-2327. info@ drenchedfur.com. www.drenchedfur.com. Oct 20 (Sat) - Halloween at The Latonia (The Latonia Ballroom & Event Center, 1 East First St., Oil City, PA) 8 PM. It is that time again.... Time to dress up in your favorite or new costume and come party under the chandelier! Music, dancing, costumes, prizes! $5. BYOB. All ghouls welcome! Sponsored by the LGBT Alliance of Oil City. Contact: Roxanne. Phone: (814) 673-8400. Email: latoniaballroom@gmail.com. Oct 21 (Sun) - Craze Karaoke 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. Every Sunday night! Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to www.facebook.com/crazenightclub. Oct 21 (Sun) - Michelle Michaels presents Rocky Horror FACE Drag Show 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA. Come dressed up for a great themed night of fun! Don’t miss a fun-filled night of great entertainment with all of your favorite drag queens, new drag queens and special guests the third Sunday of the month at

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Calendar copies. 21 and over, please. It is also a great way to hang out and chat with folks! You can also sign up for the Erie GLBT News and Events list at http://lists. eriegaynews.com/. Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Venue Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: info@eriegaynews.com. com. Oct 23 (Tue) - Melissa Etheridge performs (Warner Theatre, 811 State St, Erie, PA) 7:30 PM. Venue Phone: (814) 452-4857. Browse to www.melissaetheridge.com/. Oct 25 (Thu) - Hallowqueen Identity’s annual Halloween party, held in the Off Campus Resource Center in College Park at 8:00 PM.Part of the Edinboro LGBTQIA Heritage Month celebration. dburdick@ edinboro.edu Oct 26 (Fri) - The Beans go to Mercyhurst Lady Laker’s Ice Hockey (Mercyhurst University, 501 E 38th St, Erie, PA) 7 PM. I believe the admission price is $6. Let us know you’re coming, and we’ll save you a seat! Sign up for email list at http://lists.eriegaynews. com/ Contact: Laurie Finch. Email: LFinch003@neo.

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rr.com. Browse to http://womynoferie.wetpaint.com Oct 26 (Fri) - Zone Divas Halloween Show 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA. Come see all your favorite Zone Divas rise from the crypt and bring you their annual Halloween Drag Show! Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@aol.com. Browse to www.thezonedanceclub.com/. Oct 27 (Sat) - TransFamily of Erie Support Group (Mental Health Association of NWPA) serving the transgender community in western PA and eastern Ohio and their loved ones. It provides a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or are searching. This includes all transgender subcategories (e.g. FTM, MTF, cross dresser, genderqueer, questioning, etc.). Family members of all ages, friends, parents and spouses are welcome at the meetings. Meetings are held on the 4th Saturday of each month, and consist of group discussion around some topic of interest, followed by time for social interaction. Please bring some type of snack to share. Parking in the MHA parking lot is free. Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Venue Phone: (814) 452-4462 ext 117. Email: caitlyn_xpress@verizon.net. Oct 27 (Sat) - Erie Sisters meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 Perry Highway, Erie, PA.) 7 PM. Erie Sisters is a local transgender support group that provides support and encouragement for both MTF and FTM transgender individuals. Dinner out and dancing at the Zone will follow the meeting. (440) 265-8191. http://eriesisters.ning.com/ Oct 27 (Sat) - The Annual Craze Ghouls and Goblins Ball 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. Join all your friends for a ghoulish good time! There will be snacks, cash prizes for best costume...and no cover charge! Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to www.facebook. com/crazenightclub. Oct 27 (Sat) - Zone Halloween Party 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA. Don’t miss Erie’s biggest Gay Halloween party! Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@aol.com. www.thezonedanceclub.com Oct 28 (Sun) - Diversity Worship Service (Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie, PA ) 11 AM. Rev. Dr. Rich McCarty will be preaching. All are welcome! Contact: Rev. Richard A Moyer. Phone: (814) 864-4429. Email: communityunitedchurch@ yahoo.com. Browse to www.uccwebsites.net/commuceriepa.html.

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Calendar Oct 29 (Mon) - A special Halloween Spooktacular Entertainment Series Show 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA.11:30 PM. Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to www. facebook.com/crazenightclub. Oct 31 (Wed) - Craze Karaoke... Halloween Style! 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to www.facebook.com/crazenightclub. Nov 1 - Dreams of Hope concert in Butler Butler County Community College www.dreamsofhope.org Nov 2 (Fri) - The Beans go to Gannon Lady Golden Knights Volleyball (Gannon University Hammermill Center, 109 University Sq., Erie, PA) 7 PM. Fee event!Look for us down low, near center court on the west side of the gym. If you let us know you are coming, we’ll save you a seat! Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Nov 2 (Fri) - VORTEX at Craze 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA. 9 PM. Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to www.facebook.com/crazenightclub. Nov 10 (Sat) - Miss Gay Jamestown Newcomer Pageant 2012-13 (Skybar, 108 Fairmount Pkwy Jamestown, NY) 8 PM. Featuring the stepdown of Anita Waistline with Liza Summers, FY’A Colby Valentino, Fiona Kora, Jayme Coxx, Melody Michaels, Tasha Brooks, Rhiannon Angelina, and accepting the Lifetime Achievement Award, Martika Devaine. $5 cover. Phone: (716) 661-3214. Nov 11-18- Lake Erie Gala http://eriesisters.ning. com/

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